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We’re more than just a workout!

We offer skills and training for everyone. From one-on-one reading to lifeguard training and group accessibility education, we’ve got you covered.

Aquatics Leadership

Are you a strong swimmer and an aspiring leader? We have a variety of leadership programs, from the Junior Lifeguard Club to Bronze Medallion and more, to help you progress in the world of aquatics.

Bronze Medallion

Gain an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water-rescue education – judgement, knowledge, skill and fitness.

Bronze Cross

Challenge yourself to more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatics facilities. This course is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including the National Lifeguard Certification.

National Lifeguard Certification

At Variety village, you can train with Canada’s professional lifeguard training standard, the National Lifeguard Certification, including lifesaving and fitness qualifications.

First Aid Courses

Whether you need to be certified in First Aid for work, school, or for your own reasons, we offer programs to help you respond appropriately in a medical emergency.

Interested in our Aquatics Leadership programs? Complete our Leadership Registration Form


Variety Village is a world-renowned leader when it comes to education about inclusion, awareness, advocacy, accessibility and the integration of children and adults with disabilities within their communities.

We also offer recognized and often accredited Certification Programs. Variety has supported thousands of individuals on their journey towards making their communities, programs and services more inclusive and equitable places to live, work and play.

We also offer Adult Day Programs where participants to learn and develop skills through a variety of fun and interactive opportunities, while our Drama Company teaches acting & behind-the-scenes skills, allowing actors to develop their acting skills and self-esteem while working hard and having fun.

Interested in our Ability in Action Programs? Complete our Ability in Action Form.

See our Aquatics Leadership page for more information!

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